Ayurvedic View for the Migraine
The principles of Ayurveda said that Migraine is a tridoshic disorder, Out of the three doshas; Vata and Pitta are more causative factors for this disorder. The Vata controls the nervous system imbalance of the vata causes the disturbance of the equilibrium of the nervous system of the brain that causes pain. The improper diet, metabolism, faulty life style, poor elimination, mental and physical stress, irregular routein , excessive awaking during night aggravates the vata dosha.
The improper diet and lifestyle causes a Vitiated Pitta dosha causes dilation of the blood vessels resulting in severe and throbbing pain. Pitta dosha impairs digestion and the “ama” produced by this gets stored in the Manovah Strotas (Mind Channels) and causes the migraine pain.
MIGRAINE DUE TO DOSHAS
Dryness of skin , constipation . Pain is very acute
Redness and burning sensation in the eyes. Photophobia ( Hypersensitivity from Light , Sun light) . Irritability.
Throbbing pain, fatigue, depression.
Shleshma-pitta Vs Migraine
Reference: Madhav Nidan (Classical Ayurvedic text; describing etio-pathogenesis and diagnosis Of the diseases)
Causes of Shleshma-pitta /Migraine According to Ayurveda
1:Diet & Lifestyle Advice
2:Panchakarma(BIO- CLEANSING MEASURES)
Panchkarma is very effective treatment in Migraine pains.Panchakarma is a speciality of Ayurveda having preventive, promotive and curative actions and indicated in wide range of disease conditions/ health problems. It is a bio-cleansing regimen, which facilitates the body system for better availability of therapies, besides achieving homeostasis of humours.
Panchakarma is beneficial for:
1. Preventive and promotive health
2. Before performing rejuvenative therapies
3. Management of various systemic diseases viz. Joint, Musculoskeletal, Dermatological, Neurological, Psychiatric, Gynaecological, Respiratory, Geriatric disorders, digestive disorder etc.
4. The regimen is also widely prescribed in chronic diseases for improving the quality of life.
3:Nasya (administration of herbal oils into the nostrils) is very effective treatment.
4:Shirodhara Treatment is especially highly recommended treatment.
5:Indian Head massage with the Bramahi and Balaashwagandadhi Oil
6:Ayurvedic Medicine: Compound formulation herbal medicine
Some single Herbs are useful in Migraine
Various Ayurvedic medicines such as Brahmi, Sanku puspi, Mandukparni, Jatamansi, vacha,Ashwagandha, Shilajeet, Sarpagandha, Guduchi, Yastimadhu are used in the treatment based on the patient’s condition/disease or disorder. Ayurvedic medicine can be used in the form of single herbs or in compound formulations. These are in the form of Tablets, Syrup (Aristam), Lehyams, Kashyam (decoctions), Ghritam, Guggulu preparations medicine and various types of oils which are useful in the Ayurvedic treatment.
Above all procedures and medicines are aimed at removing the root cause of the headache and the pain
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